Candidates for Earlobe Surgery
Candidates for earlobe reduction are those individuals who desire to shorten the length of their earlobes.
Candidates for earlobe repair are those individuals who have split earlobes or stretched earring holes.
How Earlobe Surgery is Performed
Earlobe surgery is commonly performed using local anesthesia. Even though the patient is awake, numbing medication is used to make the procedure very comfortable.
How to Prepare for Earlobe Surgery
In preparation for undergoing earlobe surgery, we need to ensure that you are healthy and optimized for the procedure. Certain medications and supplements (such as those that increase the risk of bleeding) might have to be stopped a specific time period prior to the procedure. You will be provided more comprehensive pre-operative instructions specific to your individual case.
We are conveniently located to serve Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, & Los Angeles. However, we are available to help with coordinating your stay if you are an Out-of-Town Patient.
What to Expect After Earlobe Surgery
Most patients resume work the same day or following day.
There is typically mild swelling and minimal to no bruising, however healing varies per patient.
Sutures are usually removed 4 to 7 days after the procedure.
Earlobe Surgery faq
How long should I wait to have my earlobes pierced after split earlobe repair?
It is typically recommended to wait at least 6 weeks to have your ears pierced after split earlobe repair surgery.